All News: Open Wheel


F3 Championship

November 6th, 2019 by

An open-wheel series for iRacers with a Class C road license or higher. The F3 Series is one of the most popular race series in the world and will likely prove to very popular within iRacing. A lower powered (220 hp) car will reward smooth drivers who can keep their momentum up in crowded race … Read the Rest »

Formula Renault 3.5

November 5th, 2019 by

V8 powered, high-downforce, open-wheeled racers feature in the iRacing Formula 3.5 Championship. Open to iRacers with a Class B road racing license and higher, the series will be the final stepping stone before the iRacing Grand Prix Series. An “open setup” series, drivers will have the opportunity to tune their cars to their liking as … Read the Rest »

iRacing Grand Prix Series

February 7th, 2017 by

Online Grand Prix Racing Games for the Racer Looking for the Real Experience Race online using our realistic Grand Prix Car and sophisticated laser-measured tracks. The excitement of an online racing game is nothing close to what it could be without realistic features of the cars you’re driving and the tracks you race on. Experience … Read the Rest »

NTT IndyCar Series

February 6th, 2017 by

  The NTT IndyCar Series is the world’s most diverse professional race series. With a schedule that includes road courses and ovals of all shapes and sizes, the series emphasizes the ability of drivers and teams to adapt to a vast array of different circumstances from sweeping, banked, baby’s-bottom-smooth 220 mph turns to corrugated hairpins … Read the Rest »

Sprint Car Series

February 6th, 2017 by

  The Sprint Car Series may well be among iRacing’s most challenging oval series. With more than 800 horsepower and enough torque to rip a giant sequoia out of the ground, the Sprint Car is a real monster of a race car, and turning a dozen or more of these beats loose on the same … Read the Rest »

Silver Crown Cup

February 6th, 2017 by

  The Silver Crown car is a direct descendant of the traditional open-wheel oval-track racing car that dominated American racing for decades. The current iteration, reflecting the realities of the 21st century, is designed to run on big superspeedways as well as short ovals. While its design is quite sophisticated, the basic premise of the … Read the Rest »

Pro Mazda Championship

February 6th, 2017 by

  Featuring a balance of high technology and reasonable cost, the Formula Mazda is built around a rigid full carbon-fiber monocoque chassis and powered by a 240-horsepower Mazda rotary engine. The current Pro Mazda weighs in race-ready at 1,365 pounds and features a six-speed sequential gearbox with shift-without-lift gear-change and cockpit-adjustable brake bias and rear … Read the Rest »

Classic Lotus Grand Prix

February 6th, 2017 by

  Featuring the 1978 Formula One World Championship-winning Lotus 79, iRacing’s Classic Lotus Grand Prix Series runs on an international mix of iRacing’s most popular and interesting road circuits. One of a handful of true landmark designs in auto racing history, the Lotus 79 was the first Formula One car to realize the full potential … Read the Rest »

iRacing Formula Renault 2.0 Championship

February 3rd, 2017 by

  This series features the Formula Renault 2.0 single seat, open wheel race car. Just as in the real world, the series is a springboard to the upper levels of open wheel racing and iRacing drivers can hone their skills before moving up – or choose to race this highly competitive series for as long … Read the Rest »

Grand Prix Legends

February 3rd, 2017 by

  Tap-in to your inner Jim Clark or Graham Hill via the Grand Prix Legends Series featuring the legendary Lotus 49. The first Formula One chassis to successfully use the engine as a fully-stressed member, the Lotus 49 is powered by the most successful Formula One engine in history, the Ford-Cosworth DFV. The Grand Prix … Read the Rest »